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Behavior of Tinnitus and its Impact on Post COVID-19 Patients

Behavior of Tinnitus and its Impact on Post COVID-19 Patients

Adriana Nora Habbaby

Journal Title:Acta Scientific Otolaryngology
Abstract


Tinnitus has always been a frequent reason for otological consultation in the general population. Since the appearance of SAR Co- vid-19, recent studies report that in individuals who have suffered from Covid-19, tinnitus may appear as a sequela of the mentioned disease in some cases while in others who already suffered from it, they have worsened. This article also shows the results of a survey carried out in my private clinic to 42 patients in January 2021 to investigate the presence of hearing loss and tinnitus in post-covid patients and if this tinnitus was aggravated or appeared as a sequel. Finally, alter- natives therapies are mentioned that can be useful and at last the Tinnitus Retraining Therapy with the use of hearing aids in order to provide a better quality of life for the patient. Keywords: Tinnitus; Pandemic; Hearing; Hearing Loss; Hearing Aids; SAR Covid-19